Shortlist for Springboard awards revealed

16 October 2015 by
Shortlist for Springboard awards revealed

The awards recognise employees and employers in the hospitality industry who have made a significant contribution to attracting and retaining employees.

The winners will be announced during a special award ceremony at Novotel London West on Monday 2 November. The full shortlist is as follows:

Category One: Promoting Careers

Springboard Ambassador Award

  • Riccardo Corbinzolu - Wilson Vale
  • Josephin Schroeder - Apex Hotels
  • Julie Smith - Hand Picked Hotels

Best Regional Initiative

  • Inspired Youth Projects
  • Castle Green Hotel
  • Eden Project

Education Pipeline Award

  • Holiday Inn Norwich North
  • Inspired Youth Projects

Category Two: Attracting and Developing People

Best Work Experience Provider

  • The Headland Hotel
  • Spirit Pub Company, part of Green King
  • Hand Picked Hotels
  • Apex Hotels

Best Use of Digital Media

  • Delaware North
  • University College Birmingham

Best Recruitment Initiative

  • Diageo
  • Starwood Central London Hotels

The Young People Award

  • Apex Hotels
  • PPHE Hotel Group
  • Diageo

Best Housekeeping Development Strategy

  • Lancaster London
  • WGC Group

Best Chef Development Strategy

  • Compass Hotel Group
  • Hand Picked Hotels
  • Lucknam Park Hotel & Spa
  • The Chester Grosvenor

Best Management Development Strategy

  • Concord Hotels
  • Hilton Worldwide
  • PPHE Hotel Group
  • BaxterStorey

Best Food & Beverage Strategy

  • The Edwardian London
  • Caesars Entertainment UK
  • The Brookwood Partnership

Category Three: Best Employment Practice

The Diversity in Employment Award

  • Diageo
  • Premier Inn - Kensington Cluster

Best Career Progression Award

  • ISS Facility Services - Hotels
  • Accor Hotels (Novotel)

Retention Award

  • The Brookwood Partnership
  • The Arch London - part of AB Hotels

Corporate Responsibility Award

  • The Landmark London
  • River Cottage
  • The Brookwood Partnership

Best Employer Award

  • The Brookwood Partnership
  • The Hyatt Regency London - The Churchill
  • Central Working
  • Oakman Inns & Restaurants

Chris Beaumont Special Award

  • Will be announced on the night

To book tickets visit:

Springboard Awards for Excellence 2015 now open for entries >>

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